Live free, ask for forgiveness

By Jim Witcher: First Christian Church The Blood of Christ covers, nullifies, atones for, does away with, every sin except one and it isn’t yours. 1John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. [The Greek word used in 1st […]

Use of confession is another way people can obey Jesus

By Leonard Laurialt: church of Christ Immediately before he ascended back into heaven, Jesus told his disciples, and every Christian since then, to teach others to obey everything he had commanded (Matthew 28: 20). Previously, he had said that public confession of our faith in him is necessary to our salvation (Matthew 10: 32, 22; […]

When times get rough, never forget to call upon the Lord

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. Psalms 119:50 “And, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world”. I’m glad you are here with me Lord; I can’t make it without you. It hurts so much […]

Obeying everything Jesus commanded – repentance

Leonard Lauriault: Church of Christ In Matthew 28: 20, Jesus told his disciples to teach us everything he commanded. Obeying Jesus’ commands is how we show our love for him (John 14: 15) and receive blessings from him, the first of which is salvation (1 John 5: 21-23). Belief in Jesus as the Son of […]

Christians need to follow Jesus Christ’s examples

By Jim Witcher, First Christian Church Christianity’s problem is Christians who don’t act Christ like! We are taught in Scripture to imitate Christ in everything. And yet many Christians do just the opposite. When our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ walked the earth he loved everyone. You cannot find a single example where he said […]

Columnist wants Americans to stand up for their beliefs

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady In most cases, I try to stay away from politics in my weekly column, however something happened last week that really riled my feathers. In Montgomery, Alabama, Chief Justice Roy Moore was ordered to remove a Ten Commandments monument that is located in a judicial building. Although […]

Being Christian requires maintenance

Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.” Psalms 16:11 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and […]

God awaits move from his people

By Pastor Lendy Borden, Abundant Life Church How many times have Christians prayed for a moved of God? If you’re like me, you’ve been believing for a long time for God to move in our community. We long to see people come to know Jesus, to get healed, to be set free from problems, marriages […]

Trinity gets new pastor

Linda ben Donwerth Fred Caton, a local farmer and rancher and Tucumcari High School graduate, was called by Tucumcari’s Trinity Baptist Church to be their pastor as of June 16. His wife Rita is a school teacher. They have three children: Sam and wife Misty, Nicole and Stephen. At the age of nine, Fred asked […]

Writer deals with spiritual drought

By Debra Whittington “As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God? My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God? […]